Notes on early foundations of Mormonism

Notes on early foundations of Mormonism

Dates: approximately 1890

Contains two bound booklets of notes by a non-Mormon in or around Liverpool, England, possibly a preacher, for an anti-Mormon speech or article titled "Mormonism." Includes references to the visions and revelations of Joseph Smith, the translation of the Book of Mormon, and the founding of Mormonism. One set of notes writes in direct response to a work by B. H. Roberts, and both sets of notes are nearly identical in content. Includes direct quotes from the 1890 edition of the Doctrine and Covenants. Also includes transcriptions of each item. Dated approximately 1890.

  • Extent: 4 folders (0.2 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS 9058
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Location of Originals
Original document for the notes titled "Mormonism" are located in folder 1. Original document for the second notes also titled "Mormonism" are located in folder 2.
Alternative Format
Transcriptions of originals for the notes titled "Mormonism" are located in folder 3. Transcriptions of originals for the second notes also titled "Mormonism" are located in folder 4.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Notes on early foundations of Mormonism must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 9058; Notes on early foundations of Mormonism; 19th Century Western and Mormon and Western Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 9058, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Tschanz Rare Books in September 2017.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Tschanz Rare Books; September 2017.
Subject Terms
Mormons--New York (State)--Rochester--History; Liverpool (England); Mormons--Visions; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
Genre / Form
Notes; Transcripts
Title
Book of Mormon -- Translating; Doctrine and Covenants -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Processing Information
Processed; Giselle McIntire, student manuscript processor, and Ryan K. Lee, curator; 2017.
Appraisal Information
LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts collection development policy IV.a.i.1, November 2013).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS9058
Finding Aid Title
Notes on early foundations of Mormonism
Finding Aid Author
Giselle McIntire
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2018-04-09 09:38:36 -0600.
Finding Aid Language
English


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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
ryan_lee@byu.edu